News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011
Students these days own at least one gadget and it could cost a lot if they lose or damage it. Should they invest in an insurance policy?
While the Samsung Galaxy S II is selling like hot cakes, word on the web is that the Korean company might launch another device with a dual-core 1.4GHz processor to match the upcoming iPhone update.
Monday, 27 Jun 2011
Microsoft remembers that it too has a cloud service, and has decided to upgrade SkyDrive to bring it more in line with expectations of current day users.
Cyber-hackers have breached an Electronic Arts Inc. website and could have taken user information such as birth dates, phone numbers and mailing addresses.
ExEn is a tool to convert XNA games into code that would run on iOS and Silverlight. Support for Android will also come in the future.
After 50 days of hacking websites and releasing sensitive information that involved the likes of Sony, CIA, and the U.S. Senate, LulzSec is calling it quits.
Microsoft will begin testing this week to see if unused frequencies in the TV spectrum could be used for broadband.
Even with the Nokia N9 and the MeeGo OS making its long-awaited appearance, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said in an interview that the company won't make a return to the MeeGo platform even if the N9 performs well in sales.
Friday, 24 Jun 2011
Australian researchers have discovered a new way to turn mechanical energy into electrical energy, which may give rise to self-powered gadgets in the near future.
A new feature in Google's image search engine lets you upload or link an image to find out where else it's been used on the Web.